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Sun Oct 21 23:07:36 EDT 2007
"Chester A Patterson" <vchester at setec-cr.com>
wrote in message
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> I'm involved in a Coco repack. I've seen some photos where the MPI slots
> are on the front of the tower, others on the side. The thing is it's not
> possible to do what is shown in some of the photos without some cable
> between the MPI and Coco expansion slot. That or some VERY fancy (and
> convoluted) 90 degree board to board connections. Historical knowledge
> (and confirmation recently here on another thread) has it that any more
> than a 1" cable will cause problems. So... How is it done? Thanks.
> Coco mailing list
> Coco at maltedmedia.com
Just as an aside, I repacked a CoCo3 once with a 6" cable to an MPI,and it
all worked fine. As a matter of fact,
the CoCo just recently got retired from the business that had it running. It
chugged for 15 years with a B&B
hard disk controller and a Seagate 20 meg drive! BTW, the componants still
work, the business just
thought it was time to "upgrade".
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